How to Make a 5-Minute Microwave Chocolate Cake

Make a fresh, personal-sized chocolate cake in 5 minutes. Use your microwave and a few ingredients from your pantry to whip up this warm chocolate treat anytime.

You will need

  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Egg
  • 3 tbsp. milk or water
  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • Equipment:
  • Microwave-safe bowl

Step 1 Coat inside of mug with cooking spray Use cooking spray to coat the inside of a microwave-safe bowl.

Step 2 Mix dry ingredients Mix the flour, sugar, and cocoa together in a separate bowl.

Step 3 Add water, oil, and egg Add the egg, water or milk, and oil to the dry ingredients.

Step 4 Mix well Mix the ingredients well until they form a smooth batter, and transfer the batter to the microwave-safe bowl.

Step 5 Microwave for three minutes on high Microwave the batter-filled bowl for 3 to 4 minutes on high.

Step 6 Serve immediately Carefully remove the bowl from the microwave. Grab a fork and dig in to your piping-hot treat.